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, eric holder, president obama, the white house, you know, they want this in the u.s. court system. as a result of that, that puts you on a certain path. i think there is some concern here, certainly on my part and others if you don't mirandize him obviously he's entitled to his defense, and the defense is going to take that and make it a serious issue. and so, you know, yes it's great, put him in the u.s. court system if that's what you want to do but be aware that, you know, it's dangerous at times. and so if they start pulling information out of him and they haven't read him his rights, because they say there is an exception in terms of public security, then if they want to go that route i think we have to be careful, because it could come back around and bite us in the back side. jenna: interesting just for context for the jose padilla case, who was considered an enemy combatant and then put in civilian court he did not get the maximum sentence. there was a lot of legalities around that, and there are some questions still being raised about how that case was handled and whether
, we'll need an army of scientists to lean on. president obama did his part today hosting the white house science fair. he even jumped on a stationary bike for a first-hand look at one project. president obama said now is the time to give scientists of all ages a shout out. >> obama: as a culture, we're great consumers of technology but we're not always properly respecting the people who are in the labs and, you know behind the scenes creating the stuff that we now take for granted. >> michael: the guy didn't even break a sweat. the white house is backing up that talk with the launch of a new ameri-corps program to promote science education. and earth day is the last day the state department will receive public comments on the proposed keystone xl pipeline. there's been a trove of misinformation about what the pipeline actually delivers, so get out a piece of paper and jot down these handy facts from "think progress" as you prepare your comments . . . make your voice heard by sending an email to the state department at keystone comments@state.gov. we also put a
is just destroyed. >> reporter: again, tamron, the white house announcing that president obama and the first lady will head to a memorial service on thursday for those killed in the explosion. this town is still shaken and the president once again taking on the role of comforter in chief. >> thank you, gabe. right now, flooding from heavy rains is causing havoc in at least six midwestern states. this could be just the beginning. at least three people have died and floodwaters caused the rescues, force evacuations and close roads and bridges. near st. louis, more than 100 barges broke free in the rain swollen mississippi, disrupting river traffic. a frantic sandbagging effort is underway in some places as the mississippi and other rivers keep rising. this is all the result of fast -- last week's torrential storms which dumped a month's worth of rain in a matter of hours. meantime, more rain is expected. the weather channel meteorologist kelly cass joins us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> not just a heavy rain but the snow melt that is adding to the rivers rising. we're
and print during the boston marathon crisis. president obama back at the white house today, he and the vice president get the daily briefing as always at 10:45, and then the president will spend most of the rest of the day with the science fair that he organizes at the white house once a year. he'll be reviewing science fair projects, and then delivering remarks in the east room of the white house at 2:25 this afternoon. jay carney will be holding his press briefing in the brady briefing room at 12:00 noon i'll be there and tell you about it tomorrow. [♪ theme music ♪] >> bill: it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. good morning friends and neighbors, welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv. good to see you this morning. it is monday april 22nd. we're coming to you live from our nation's capitol and our studio on capitol hill here in washington, d.c. senate and house both out of town, but we'll let you know what is going on in our nation's capitol around the country and the globe, and ready to take your calls at 866-55-press. that's the
to be in the white house with obama and see what happens. host: ray from maryland. one other story we want to point out for you. we talked about the bush library that's opening this week. here's a story from "usa today" -- you can watch that library dedication on thursday on c- span. boston story on the bomber, and jason from illinois next on the independent line. good morning. if he is don't care convicted or is an enemy , as long as not they prove his guilt and take care of business on it. host: thanks for the call. up next, we will dcuss immigration policy in the wake of the boston bombing and how it has changed since the september 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. later, on the federal health care law, we will talk about how people will shop for insurance fraud in the federal and state- run exchanges. the op for insurance on federal and state-run exchanges. >> she was very bright, very political, which is why she and lincoln got together in the first place. she spoke several languages fluently. was extremely well-educated. so she had all these things going for her. but she had suffered a series of tr
to legal counsel when you're being questioned for national security purposes. so i hope the obama administration will allow that exception and they have a very bad track record here. >> the white house telling reporters it would try tsarnaev in federal court and no other options were considered. >> this is matter decide ode by the attend of yates and the attorney general. the whole national security team supports this decision. >> to bring it down for you, the confusion comes over the venue. there is no way under the military commissions act to try an american citizen at the military courts in guantanamo bay, but if a sed threshold of evidence was met, if there was evidence that the brothers were directed by a foreign terrorist organization that would call for enemy combatant status. >> we have been talking about the trip to russian that the older suspect took. it's my understanding you learn more about the trip. >> fox news was told that russia's equivalent othe fbi isn't a letter to the bureau claiming the older brother was a believer in radical islam and traveled to join an ext
harm or potentially harm the federal case. >> the white house decision sets a pattern, since march 2009 the obama administration changed the way the war is prosecuted. ordering the pentagon who stop using the term global war on terror. instead calling it an overseas contingency operation. the president's current cia director raised eyebrows when he declared jihad is not necessary lay bad thing. >> as americans, we refuse to live in feemplet nor do we describe our enemy as jihadists or islamists because jihad is a holy struggle a legitimate tenet of islam. >> our president says we have a war on al qaeda not a war on terror. >> that's ridiculous. this is ideologically based war which ideology that unfortunately emerges from a religion. >> critics say it comes down to semantics whether the administration considers this a war, involving enemy combatants or a law enforcement challenge. bret? >> bret: jennifer griffin live at the pentagon. thank you. much more on all of this with the panel tonight, an expanded panel. president obama will attend a memorial service thursday for the victims of t
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